Check out the trailer for Cassandro, an upcoming movie starring Gael García Bernal, Roberta Colindrez, Perla De La Rosa, Joaquín Cosío, and Raúl Castillo with special appearances from El Hijo del Santo and Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio.
Saúl Armendáriz, a gay amateur wrestler from El Paso, rises to international stardom after he creates the character ‘Cassandro,’ the “Liberace of Lucha Libre.” In the process, he upends not just the macho wrestling world, but also his own life. Based on a true story.
Cassandro is produced by Gerardo Gatica, Todd Black, David Bloomfield, Ted Hope, and Julie Goldman. Gael García Bernal, Paula Amor, Mariana Rodríguez Cabarga, A. Müffelmann, Matías Penachino, David Teague, Jason Blumenthal, and Steve Tisch serve as executive producers. It is written by David Teague and Roger Ross Williams.
Cassandro, directed by Roger Ross Williams, opens in select theaters on September 15, and will be streaming globally on Prime Video September 22, 2023.